Discover why senior dogs rule when you fall in love with Omar!

Omar is the most handsome blended golden retriever senior dog! He’s a the size of a bear cub with all the love and attention of your best pal.


Omar came to Muttville after his loving owners had to go to the hospital and couldn’t keep him. He’s understandably pretty sad about losing his family, but is coming out of his shell and showing his loving side more and more each day.

Omar wants nothing more than a new family to call his own! He is great with dogs of all sizes, does well on leash, and is potty trained.

Omar is a big boy would would benefit from lots of exercise and mental stimulation. We know he’d make an amazing companion!

Omar is 9 years young and weighs 92 pounds!

Fall in love with him at Muttville Senior Dog Rescue in San Francisco!

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Senior Dog and Helen Woodward Animal Center Dog to compete in American Rescue Dog Show!


While young athletes from around the world receive broadcast attention competing for gold, a senior athlete of the fuzzier-kind gets his time to shine on national television this coming Monday night. Sammy, an 8-year old, Boston Terrier-blend and Helen Woodward Animal Center rescue will compete for the title of “Best Fetcher” on Hallmark Channel’s AMERICAN RESCUE DOG SHOW, proving that senior canines can go paw-to-paw with the pups.

Sammy, originally named Pop, was adopted from Helen Woodward Animal Center in 2010 by the Tosheff family, including mom and dad, Lauren and Alex, and sisters Abigail, Kelly and Tara. At a very young age, Sammy displayed his athletic proclivity, preferring his ball over all other toys. In fact, Sammy overcame his fear of swimming when he was given the opportunity to fetch his ball out of the water.

The premiere one-of-a-kind, three-hour special, slated to light up your President’s Day, will feature 52 shelter dogs from across the country vying for top dog in the world’s most adorable categories.


Center rescue pet, Sammy, is ready to strut his stuff on the Hallmark Channel, this Monday, February 19th @ 8:00pm PT. 

The “2018 American Rescue Dog Show” is part of the Hallmark Channel’s cross-platform campaign “Adoption Ever After”, aimed at raising the profile of shelter pets. During the star-studded three-hour special, canines from various shelters and rescues will compete for grants for their alumni shelters from the Petco Foundation.

The goal of the show is to inspire viewers to adopt their next dog from their local shelter or rescue organization. The show is partnering with to encourage local pet adoption.

Learn more about the Helen Woodward Animal Center here.


Rescue. Foster. Donate. Adopt. 

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Discover why senior dogs rule when you fall in love with Butler!

Meet Butler…at your service for all your cuddling needs! Pause for a second and this sugar face will quietly start his way towards your lap. If you’re in need of a valentine, this senior sweetheart will send your heart ♥️ soaring to the moon and back.


This adorable little Chihuahua mix originally came to Muttville after being found as a stray. As soon as Butler came to Muttville he made himself right at home- jumping into any lap he could find and making friend! Butler is very outgoing and affectionate.

He absolutely loves people and would make the perfect companion. He is great with dogs of all sizes and very lovable! Come meet him soon!

Butler is 12 years young and weighs 5 pounds.

Fall in love with him at Muttville Senior Dog Rescue in San Francisco!

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Muttville Senior Dog Rescue Valentine Adopt-a-thon Feb 10th and 11th!!

Be still our heart! This weekend adoptions fees are waived for all the sugar faces at Muttville in San Francisco. If you want to feel the love and sweet companionship of an older dog, then this Valentine’s weekend head to Rescue Row in the city of St. Francis! 

The wonderful staff and volunteers will be ready to play Cupid and match you with a senior sweetheart, or just make sure you get a lot of free love...



Valentine's weekend Adopt-a-thon!!

  • Muttville Headquarters
  • 255 Alabama St. (corner of 16th)
  • San Francisco
  • 11:00AM - 4:00PM

Muttville’s turning the whole Valentine’s Day weekend into a big ol’ love fest! 

Been on the fence about making a commitment? The time has never been more right. On February 10th and 11th, adopt a dog from Muttville and the $200 adoption fee is waived. Donate what you wish – it’s all in the name of love.

Drop by anytime between 11a – 4p. And if there’s an adorable mutt on the website that has already snagged your attention, let them know you’re coming so they can make sure that particular cutie-pie is there to meet you!

Email to learn more!

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